ERIC Number: ED478267
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003
Asperger Syndrome: A Guide for Educators and Parents. Second Edition.
Myles, Brenda Smith; Simpson, Richard L.
This book is a guide for parents and teachers to Asperger syndrome, a condition in which individuals have significant social and language peculiarities while simultaneously showing normal development and function in some areas of their lives. Chapter 1 provides an overview of Asperger syndrome, including definitions and characteristics. Chapter 2 focuses on educational assessment and planning for students with Asperger syndrome. Chapter 3 addresses basic academic support measures and chapter 4 focuses on behavior management methods appropriate for children and youth with Asperger syndrome. Chapter 5 offers information and suggestions for social skills instruction and enhancement. Finally, chapter 6 explores the impact of Asperger syndrome on families. This final chapter was authored by several parents. (Contains approximately 125 references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Asperger Syndrome, Behavior Change, Child Rearing, Definitions, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Adjustment, Family Problems, Interpersonal Competence, Student Characteristics, Student Evaluation, Teaching Methods
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: For the first edition, see ED 419 362.